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December 09, 2016
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Town of Lumberland welcomes new constable
GLEN SPEY, NY — Chief Administrative Constable Patrick Cahill, left, welcomed certified police officer Angelo Vellake to the Town of Lumberland Constabulary at the town meeting on March 9. Vellake lives in the Town of Mamakating with his wife and their two children. Vellake has been hired on a part-time basis and joins fellow constables Ernest Moeller, Brian Kelly, Timothy Tracy, Steven Crum, James Gayler and Robert Maas. “We’ve been building an experienced force of police officers who interact with the community to serve the town,” said Cahill. The Constabulary can be reached for non-emergency purposes by calling the municipal building at 845/856-8600, ext. 216. The Town of Lumberland Constabulary is empowered to enforce all the laws of the State of New York and the Town of Lumberland.

Weatherization grants available
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Division of Planning and Environmental Management has Grant Funds Available for Rental Housing Renovation and Weatherization.

In order to increase the supply of quality, affordable rental housing, Sullivan County applied for and received a $400,000 grant from the NYS HOME Program to provide funding to private owners of rental buildingsOwners may receive funding of up to $21,765 per unit for renovation and weatherization. Of available project costs, a maximum of $21,765 in grant funds is available per apartment. The owner’s match shall be $5,445 or 25% of the grant amount. Applications are due on April 1. Email or call 845/807-0531.